What are feeds and how do I use them?
A feed is a regularly updated summary of web content (on this site, it would be the most recent Sustainable Practices articles), along with links to more information
about the subject. When you subscribe to the feed by using a feed reader, you'll receive a summary of new
content when it is updated. Important: you must use a
feed reader in order to subscribe to website feeds.
When you click on an RSS feed link, your browser may display a page of hard to read information - don't worry, the feed readers will make it look much better.
Why RSS? Benefits and Reasons for using RSS
RSS solves a problem for people who regularly use the web. It allows you to easily stay informed by retrieving the latest content from the sites you are interested in. You save time by not needing to visit each site individually. You ensure your privacy, by not needing to join each site's email newsletter. The number of sites offering RSS feeds is growing rapidly and includes big names like Yahoo News.
How do I add Sustainable Practices Headlines to my computer?
With RSS (for "Really Simple Syndication") and a newsfeed reader (see the list below), you can receive the
latest Sustainable Practices headlines on your PC -- offering the convenience of one-stop news gathering and
First, you need to set up a newsfeed reader. Go to one of the sites below and follow the instructions for setting up a reader.
Place the mouse arrow on link or icon below and click the right mouse button, then choose "Copy Shortcut". Start your News Reader and go to add(+) channel/feed and then paste (click right mouse button) the url and press ok.
Sustainable Practices Newsfeed
A Sample of RSS Readers
The following is a list of RSS readers available for downloading RSS feeds. This is sampling of available online software reader programs -- it is not an exhaustive list, nor is it intended as an endorsement. These applications are not provided by us, and therefore we do not license or support them.
For what it's worth, I personally have been using the RssReader and Google Reader and they have worked well. Once you have your reader chosen and/or installed, highlight and copy the URL of the link (below). Then paste the link into the appropriate box at the newsfeeder site or in your selected News Reader.